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Coq d’Argent- Restaurant

Coq d’Argent serves classic French food in its spectacular rooftop setting at No.1 Poultry in the City of London. In addition to the main restaurant, the brasserie offers a less formal menu at lunchtime, while the outdoor terraces and gardens provide a verdant oasis in the heart of the Square Mile. Coq d’Argent – No… Read more »

Southbank Centre Winter Festival

Fun-filled family shows, festive goodies at Southbanks’s markets and pop-ups, twinkling lights, dazzling comedy and cabaret – with more seasonal delights than you can shake a stocking at, Southbank Centre in winter is truly magical. Saddle up for a five-star retelling of Black Beauty. Blending storytelling, music and puppetry, it’s a must for fans of… Read more »

October Highlights

The return of crisp days and cold evenings mean that autumn is well and truly here, but that’s no excuse to hibernate. Take a long, or short, walk and see the capital’s trees change colour on a city walk that ends with Sunday lunch at one of London’s best pubs with a fire, or for something altogether spookier,… Read more »

London Film Festival

The London Film Festival, officially called the BFI London Film Festival is organised annually by the British Film Institute (BFI) since 1953. It is the UK’s largest public Festival of its kind and is visited by thousands of film enthusiasts who have the the ability to see over 300 films, documentaries and shorts from all… Read more »

London Cocktail Week

Get ready to tap that tipple as this October, London Cocktail Week returns for another week-long celebration of the capital’s best mixology. As per last year, there are no wristbands to be had, with festival passes once again available through the DrinkUp. London app. A £10 pass will give drink aficionados access to all sorts of fabulous pop-up cocktail… Read more »

Oktoberfest in London

October brings even more excuses to eat out with the return of London Restaurant Festival, a line-up of mini menus, food events, tasting evenings and more involving hundreds of the capital’s best venues. Book exclusive (and keenly priced) ‘Festival Menus’ at the likes of Skylon Grill, R.S. Hispaniola and The Trafalgar Dining Rooms. The ‘Side Orders’ schedule of events… Read more »

Meal or drinks with a view? Madison at St Paul’s is your place!

Madison boasts a real Manhattan style restaurant open from midday until late. The menu features superb grills from the wood fired Josper oven, delicious salads, burgers and a comforting selection of slow cooked classics. The Bar at Madison is a destination in its own right with spectacular city views, a wide range of cocktails and… Read more »

World Zombie Day

Celebrate Halloween early at this apocalyptic charity walk where you can run around town dressed like a zombie. Break out your best fake blood and white face paint so you can look the part along with the other hoards of Londoners who’ll take to streets lusting after brains. As well as getting to look silly,… Read more »

MCM London Comic Con

A firm fixture on every fanboy’s annual calendar, London Comic Con is the UK’s biggest modern pop culture convention. With dealer stalls, special guests, plenty of manga, games and cosplay there’s heaps to get excited about. Special guests rocking up to this year’s event include the legendary comic artist George Pérez and the Power Rangers’ David Frank,… Read more »

September Highlights

Think that September is just the damp end of summer? Think again. It’s still warm enough to enjoy some of outdoor London, pop-ups continue to provide food, booze and fun, and there are tons of great autumn events to enjoy. There’s also the month-long Totally Thames festival to dip into, and anyone desperate to get indoors should check the excellent Open House London weekend. Totally… Read more »

London Design Festival – 14 – 22 September

Explore a range of creative installations and join events celebrating contemporary design during the annual London Design Festival (LDF), which transforms the city into an enormous art piece. The annual festival has been showcasing the work of designers, architects, artists and retailers since 2003. Find more than 400 large-scale installations, exhibitions and events in unique… Read more »

Totally Thames

Totally Thames is an annual season of surprising, diverse and accessible arts and culture throughout the month of September. The programme is curated and managed by the Thames Festival Trust, with activity taking place on, beneath, and along the River Thames. Launched in 2014, Totally Thames emerged from the idea to expand and replace the… Read more »

London Mithraeum

  London Mithraeum Bloomberg SPACE returns the Roman Temple of Mithras to the location of its discovery in the heart of the City. The site lies over the course of one of London’s lost rivers, the Walbrook. Nearly 2,000 years ago when Londinium was founded by the Romans, this river marked the limits of their… Read more »

Open House London

Celebrate London’s architectural wonders as Open House London throws open the doors of more than 800 buildings and spaces around the capital.Enjoy free access to public buildings, private houses, churches, museums, schools and offices, and join tours, guided walks and activities throughout the weekend. You can explore iconic buildings that are not usually open to the public,… Read more »

Jamie—Musical

Inspired by a true story, Everybody’sTalking about Jamie is the hit musical for today. Jamie New is sixteen and lives on a council estate in Sheffield.Jamie doesn’t quite fit in.Jamie is terrified about the future.Heis going to be a sensation. Supported by his brilliant loving mum and surrounded by his friends, Jamie overcomes prejudice, beats… Read more »